Boston College vs Notre Dame Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 3/11/2020
Game: Boston College Eagles vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Location: Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, NC
Odds/Point Spread: Notre Dame -8.5
The Boston College Eagles head to Greensboro Coliseum to take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. The opening line for this game has Notre Dame as 8.5 point favorites.
Boston College comes into this game with an overall record of 13-18. They currently have a point differential of -5.5 as they are averaging 64.8 points per game while giving up 70.3 per contest. Notre Dame has an overall mark of 19-12. They are averaging 74.1 points per contest and giving up 69.0, which is a point differential of 5.1.
Valuable Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 14-17-0 against the spread this season
The Boston College Eagles are 15-15-1 against the over/under this year
Important Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 16-14-1 against the spread this season
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 15-16-0 against the over/under this year
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
11/05/19 G Wynston Tabbs Undisclosed is out for season
03/09/20 F Jairus Hamilton Knee is questionable Wednesday vs Notre Dame
03/09/20 F Nik Popovic Back is questionable Wednesday vs Notre Dame
03/09/20 G Jared Hamilton Ankle is questionable Wednesday vs Notre Dame
Key Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
12/06/19 G Robby Carmody ACL is out indefinitely
Jay Heath averages 13.0 points per contest in 33.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 3.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 55%. Derryck Thornton comes into this game averaging 13.1 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per night. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 79%.
T.J. Gibbs averages 13.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.2 rebounds per game and dishes 3.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 88%. John Mooney scores 16.5 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 12.7 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Eagles allow 70.3 points per contest which is 202nd in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 252nd and 177th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.9 rebounds a game which ranks 306th, and they allow 13.2 assists per game which puts them in 227th place in D-1. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 283rd in Division 1. Boston College averages 64.8 points per contest, which is 319th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -5.5 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a unit, which has them ranked 325th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 299th in the nation. They average 33.0 boards per contest and 12.8 assists per game, which ranks them 293rd and 204th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 121st with 13.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Fighting Irish give up 69.0 points per game, which ranks them 166th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 96th and 223rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 238th with 13.4 dimes allowed per game and 316th with 38.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Fighting Irish are 48th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per contest. Notre Dame is 100th in the country with 74.1 points per contest this season. They are 237th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 5.1. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 120th in the country. They are 72nd in the nation in rebounding with 37.6 boards per contest and 11th in assists per game with 16.4. The Fighting Irish are 348th in turnovers per contest with 9.9.
The Eagles are 332nd in the nation in offensive rating with 92.8. In terms of pace they are 157th in the country with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 312th. As a team they are 331st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 95th in Division 1. Boston College is 103rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions.
Notre Dame is 348th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions. The Fighting Irish are 75th in the country in offensive rating with 106.7. In terms of pace they are 191st in Division 1 with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 155th. As a team they are 174th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 28th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Boston College +8.5 and over 142.5 total points
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